Speech by Lord Justice McFarlane – ‘Nothing Else Will Do’

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FLBA National Conference – Keynote Address by Lord Justice McFarlane, 22 October 2016

Over the past 3 years family lawyers, social workers, judges and magistrates have got themselves into a fair old spin over four short words. The words are ‘Nothing else will do’ and they appeared, for the first time, in three of the judgments of the five Supreme Court Justices who presided over the case of Re B in 2013…